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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202386
Last updated: 18 December 2020
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Time:17:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus Helicopters AS 350B2
Owner/operator:West Coast Helicopters
Registration: C-GBWC
C/n / msn: 7931
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Bella Coola, BC -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The helicopter was conducting heli-skiing operations near Bella Coola. While landing, the main rotor blades struck terrain resulting in substantial damage. The helicopter remained upright and there were no injuries to the pilot and 5 passengers.


CADORS 2017P0582

Revision history:

01-Dec-2017 06:17 onward Added

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